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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.
Thus was the man left entirely to the devil, not even his life being reserved, as in the case of Job.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The majority pick up a job when they can, but are inevitably idle and suffering two-thirds of the time.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I'm somewhat puzzled to know why they didn't stand pat and make a clean job of us both.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I have recently found out that she was christened Tabitha—or, anyhow, would have been, if the clergyman had known his job.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
The whole job is most shamefully fitted up, and was never tried together before sent off.

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